5305

16 November, 2015

Ms. Gurino & Ms. Aragona
Class 5-305 Newsletter
Week of November 20th

Units of Study

Reading:

This week the students will continue to our autobiography unit, My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen. This reading unit is connected with our writing unit.

Writing:

We are in the process of working on our new writing unit which is Autobiographies that is linked with our reading.

Math:

We are currently working on decimals. We will learn how to add and subtract decimals as well as review how to multiple and divide.

Science:

We will complete another lab in class with the student that involves scientific topics as well as mathematical procedures such as circumference, diameter and measurements. We will learn also begin Unit two -earth science. Social Studies: We will begin chapter 2 –Early Civilizations in the Americas.

Spelling Words (the sound of “K”)

1. knock
2. kick
3. chicken
4. action
5. actor
6. character
7. wreck
8. luck
9. panic
10. artistic
11. decade
12. comic
13. thank
14. ache
15. chorus
16. tack
17. compliment
18. choir
19. flock
20. cocoon

Weekly Homework

Monday

– Spelling 5x each
– Reading Log. Read for 30 minutes and respond to one of the questions on the reading log sheet stapled in the homework folder. Answer on loose leaf to transfer to binder, 5 sentences minimum. Math Work sheet pg. 61

Tuesday

– Spelling define 10 spelling words
– Math worksheet pg. 62 (on the opposite side of 61)
– My Life in Dog Years packet complete IKE comprehension page

Wednesday

– Spelling ABC order
– Math worksheet pg. 63
– My Life in Dog Years packet IKE page with paw prints

Thursday

– Spelling worksheet and study for tomorrows spelling test.
– Math worksheet pg. 64
– Reading log. Read for 30 minutes and respond to one of the questions on the reading log sheet stapled in the homework folder. Answer on loose leaf to transfer to binder, 5 sentences minimum.

Friday

– Reading log. Read for 40 minutes and respond to one of the questions on the reading log sheet stapled in the homework folder. Answer on loose leaf to transfer to binder, 5 sentences minimum. Math worksheet pages 65&66
– My Life in Dog Years DIRK Vocabulary page